Wallace Thornhill earned a degree in physics and electronics at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and began postgraduate studies. Before entering university he had been inspired by Immanuel Velikovsky‘s best-selling book,Worlds in Collision. The lack of curiosity in mainstream science convinced Thornhill to pursue an independent path outside academia.
Erich von Däniken won instant fame as a result of the television special “In Search of Ancient Astronauts,” based upon his first book. In 1993, the German television station SAT-1 started a twenty-five part TV series with and by Erich von Däniken, entitled “Auf den Spuren der All-Mächtigen” (Pathways of the Gods).
Kathleen Marden is widely known for her work as a scientific ufologist specializing in alien abduction/ET contact and experiencer advocacy. Her interest in UFOs dates back to 1961, when her aunt, Betty Hill, phoned her nearby home to report that she and Barney had encountered a flying saucer in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.
Joshua Shapiro is known as a Crystal Skull Explorer. He has worked with various friends over the years, to offer numerous special public events related to the crystal skulls including recently, various festivals and conferences where several crystal skulls and their guardians have come together.
Joshua saw his first ancient crystal skull in San Jose, California in 1983, made from amethyst quartz crystal which is known as “Ami”. Over the years, Joshua (now working closely with Katrina Head) has given numerous presentations throughout the U.S., Europe, South America and Australia. He is also a crystal skull investigator and author and the co-caretaker of more than 10 crystal skulls.